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Senior IT Project Manager (PERM)

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Job Description

Exciting Project Management role in European-based insurance organization, working on global Digital Transformation projects


  • Manage a wide range of IT projects, with a focus on the application side. Most of the projects will be DX (Digital Transformation) projects.
  • Set up project plans and work out scope of each project, liaising with the business users that are impacted.
  • Allocate resources and set up a timeline to ensure timely and high-quality delivery.
  • Predict and mitigate project related risks.
  • Communicate regularly with key stakeholders and update management on project progress and issues.

Required skills

  • 6+ years of experience in IT Project Management
  • Experience working in the finance industry, ideally within the insurance
  • Fluent or native-level Japanese language skills (verbal and written)
  • Business-level English skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Experience across Waterfall and Agile methodologies

*Please note that we can only consider applications from those who are eligible to work in Japan freely.

Preferred skills

  • PMP/PMBOK/Prince2 or Agile certification

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to juggle various priorities and a strong sense of urgency.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to navigate stressful situations or tight deadlines well.

About our client

Our client is a Europe-based insurance firm, with a strong set up in Japan. With businesses across the globe, one of their goals is to run a sustainable business that respects human rights and the environment. The work style is quite flexible, and their business is very stable in Japan.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Mieke Aarsman
Mieke Aarsman